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Brits: MPs Want Your Shopping Data

The British Newspaper The Guardian reports that various Members of Parliament are looking into the idea of using supermarket loyalty card data to monitor the eating habits of British citizens.For those who haven’t been paying attention, this is one of…

  • December 5, 2003

The British Newspaper The Guardian reports that various Members of Parliament are looking into the idea of using supermarket loyalty card data to monitor the eating habits of British citizens.

For those who haven’t been paying attention, this is one of those “nightmare scenarios” that privacy activists were talking about back in the 1980s that everybody else poo-pooed.

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